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“Best shrimp tacos on the planet”
Review of El Mazateno

El Mazateno
Ranked #6 of 668 Restaurants in Tijuana
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Go there best shrimp tacos on the planet , it's a hole in the wall joint but the food there is awesome ....

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Reviewed 25 September 2013

Grat tacos, great price! Dont let the crappy location fool you, or the seating for that manner, everybody in bundled up in tables, and you might have someone youve never met sitting right next to you... Who Cares!! She might be cute :) Plus the food is awesome!!

Thank Sajahi
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Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

If you love shrimp, this is the place to go. Their specialty is these amazing shrimp tacos which consist of a tortilla, a lot of shrimp, cheese, and a special spicy sauce. They have the most delicious flavor to them and they are filling. I can barely finish two but I keep craving them and want more! My husband also likes the seafood soup and I've tried the tostadas, which are both good but the spicy shrimp tacos are so much better than that's all I order. They're so busy that once in awhile you can feel ignored but the food more than makes up got it.

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1  Thank danielleb-10
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Reviewed 25 June 2013 via mobile

Great place is not fancy at all is like a large street stand with seating at communal tables. Everything on the menu I have tried or anyone I know has tried has been excellent. The tacos with spicy shrimp and smoked marlin are one of my favorites. No beer but many people bring their own reasonable quantity from a nearby Oxxo which is like a 7/11. Remember it is a restaurant not a bar. They also have very nice modern and clean bathrooms. But get there early they close when the food is gone which is right around 5:30 pm. Probably the easiest way to get here if you do not know TJ well is to cross at Otay Mesa.

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2  Thank Russ-Parsons
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Reviewed 19 April 2013 via mobile

The tacos de camaron enchilado are the best I've had, also the service is best because even if its packed with people you still get attended as soon as you arrive with a delicious cup of fish soup, if you dont like spicy their camaron ala mantequilla is delicious, as other things is the menu, i have been going back for many years and will still to go back Delicious tacos!!!

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3  Thank ballesterosr
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